Victorian Specialist Immunisation Service (VicSIS) Nurse Immuniser
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Job no: 40841
Category: Nurse, Clinical
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Fixed term - until June 2022
Full time - 76 hours per fortnight (part time considered)
Classification code - RN Grade 3B
Alfred Health provides on of the Victorian Specialist Immunisation Services (VicSIS). The VicSIS network provides specialist vaccination consult service for people whohave experiencedan adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) with a COVID-19 vaccine, or for those who are identified asat-riskof experiencing an AEFI. VicSIS clinicians provide comprehensive consultations and individualised advice, both pre- and post-vaccination.
Alfred Health is one of the VicSIS sites with referrals accepted from AH staff, Hotel Quarantine staff, GPs, SAFEVIC and vaccination hubs. The service provides phone consultations.
This role will work closely with the VicSIS Coordinator who coordinates the service under the clinical direction of A/Prof Giles. The role will provide specialist COVID immunisation information and advice to staff members with enquiries, members of the public and GPs. They will triage GP referrals into the VicSIS clinic. They will also receive referrals self-referrals from staff and GP patients who have had an AEFI along with AEFI referrals from SAFEVIC. The role will assist in coordinating the VicSIS clinic and work closely with the Infectious Diseases VMOs working in the clinic. They will have input into clinical pathways for referrals. They will be responsible for service portfolio defined by the VicSIS Coordinator and participate in the VicSIS nurses network.
Current nursing registration with AHPRA
Accredited nurse immuniser with at least 3 years’ immunisation experience
Experience in providing a wide range of immunisations, as per the National Immunisation Program
Experience vaccinating groups with special vaccination requirements such as immunosuppression
Experience in project management or service management
Strong clinical nursing background and strong professional identity
For questions about the role please contact Brian Price on 9076 3981.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.